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detain
British English: /dɪˈteɪn/
American English: /dəˈteɪn/

Translation of detain in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (delay) I won't detain you any longer
    je ne vous retiendrai pas plus longtemps
  • 2 (keep in custody)
    placer [quelqu'un] en détention
    (prisoner)
    to be detained for questioning
    être placé en garde à vue pour être interrogé

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